Does Instruction on Cognitive Aid Use Improve Performance and Retention of Skills?
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||long-term retention of advanced cardiac life support skills|
|Treatments||standard simulation based acls refresher teaching, cognitive aid based acls refresher training|
|Sponsor||Ottawa Hospital Research Institute|
|Collaborator||The Academy for Innovation in Medical Education|
|Start date||July 2012|
|End date||March 2016|
|Trial size||66 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01646372, OHRI-20120006|
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether formal instruction on the use of cognitive aids in managing a crisis will result in better longterm retention of knowledge and skills. In particular, this study examines the impact of cognitive aid teaching on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||double blind (subject, outcomes assessor)|
ACLS Megacode Examination Scale Score
time frame: 6 months
Anesthesia Non-Technical Skills Scale (ANTS)
time frame: 6 Months
Male or female participants of any age.
Inclusion Criteria: - Post-graduate Medical trainee in departments of Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine - Has taken ACLS Course at least once Exclusion Criteria: - Never taken ACLS Course
|Official title||Does Instruction on Cognitive Aid Use Improve Performance and Retention of Skills? A Simulation Based Randomized Controlled Trial|
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